Using First Alert Technology to Keep Your Home Safer

There are many types of moms. Personally, I’m what you would call the “overprotective mom.” I’m always concerned about the possible dangers that my kids might face. I’ll be the mom holding my son’s hand all the way to school… when he’s 15! I’m always jealous of friends who just let go and don’t fret over every little thing their kids do. I try to let go whenever I can to help my kids have more independence and freedom, but there are some areas that every mom or parent should be overprotective. One of these is home safety. Proper smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are such an important safety measure for our homes and yet it isn’t something we think about often.

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The Real Truth About Being a Minimalist

July 2019
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Our family ditched most of our things about 3 years ago and never looked back. Do I miss some things? Occasionally yes. Do I miss the time and hassle of having too much stuff? Heck No! For us the decision was sparked by traveling more and ultimately only owning what we could fit into four suitcases became the new ideal. I know it sounds a little crazy, but I have never been happier than I am now with so few possessions.

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What’s Your Favorite Treat?

May 2019
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Chocolate, gummies, caramels, mints, gum – there are so many types of delicious treats available. But have you ever wondered how all of these different types of candy end up on store shelves?

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5 Mother’s Day gifts that are as unique as she is!

Admit it, Mother’s Day rolls around and on occasion you find yourself completely stumped. Don't worry it happens to us all! Flowers and candy just don’t cut it and really don’t convey just how much you love her right? You need something just as unique and as special as her. That’s why this year we’ve scoured the internet for truly special gifts that she won’t be expecting. These will wow and impress and she will appreciate this for a long time to come.

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Family Link app from Google: Making Digital Ground Rules Easy!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Family Link app from Google and the Mom it Forward Influencer Network as always though all opinion are mine.

My kids' safety is my top priority like It is with all parents, but what does “keeping your kids safer” even mean anymore? Our world is a whole lot more complicated than just making sure they don’t run out into the road. With technology, it has become even harder to keep kids safer from anything that could harm them. As parents, we have to think way beyond just their physical safety. Keeping kids safer is a tough job and almost a full time one at that.

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